General information

Agency: Kinesso

Job Function: Technology

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 12263

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

We are seeking a Software Architect as the technical lead of a product team.  This role has direct responsibility for advertising planning products relied on by thousands of Interpublic Group users.  You will be a hands-on contributor as well as coordinating a development team of 10-20.  This position reports to the VP, Application Engineering, Planning.

Key Responsibilities
  • Shape the architecture and engineering design of a set of interrelated products
  • Work with the Product team to execute the roadmap and translate requirements into actionable software engineering tasks.
  • Discuss technical solutions with the development team, communicate goals and facilitate execution.
  • Develop new features and expand the product capabilities.
  • Manage tech debt and growing codebase so we continuously improve quality and performance.
  • Lead functional design and code reviews and provide feedback to the development team.
  • Coordinate with QA team members and work together to achieve automated testing in support of continuous delivery capabilities.
  • Participate in coding and contribute to the codebase.
  • Support the Product organization in product demos and pitches.
  • Maintain a high-performance team. Encourage a highly innovative culture.
  • Have results-driven personality, high enthusiasm, energy, and confidence.


Desired Skills & Experience
  • Strong knowledge of modern Java, Spring Boot, and microservice architectures
  • Familiar with functional programming principles
  • Experience with web development methodologies, Angular preferable
  • Deep knowledge of Amazon’s AWS ecosystem and technologies available
  • Experience with Agile methodologies required
  • Excellent organizational and technical writing skills
  • Experience in advertising/marketing tech a strong plus
Employment Transparency
It is the policy of Kinesso, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Kinesso, please email

About Us

Kinesso brings together the best minds in data, technology and media activation to deliver seamless data-driven marketing solutions. As a technology-enabler, Kinesso powers marketing systems through a proprietary suite of applications that integrate ad tech and martech. Kinesso’s application framework spans audience, planning, and activation, delivering insights and business outcomes for leading global brands.

For the ongoing safety and well-being of our employees, their families, and our clients, Kinesso will be requiring all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a pre-approved vaccination. This means having had one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, followed by a two-week waiting period. To apply for an accommodation, please email